Widely and Rapidly Tunable Semiconductor Master-Oscillator Fiber Amplifier Around 1080 nm

B. Adhimoolam, M.E. Klein, I.D. Lindsay, P. Gross, Christopher James Lee, Klaus J. Boller

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We describe the wide and rapid wavelength tuning of a continuous-wave master-oscillator power-amplifier system consisting of a semiconductor-amplifier-based oscillator and an ytterbium (Yb)-doped fiber amplifier. The oscillator utilizes an acoustooptic tunable filter and an intracavity etalon to achieve wavelength tuning of 36 nm in 5 ms. The 50-mW output from the master oscillator was amplified to over 9 W in an Yb-doped fiber amplifier.
Original languageUndefined
Pages (from-to)2683-2685
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE photonics technology letters
Issue number24
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • METIS-234524
  • IR-57590

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